THE MANY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES OF ICCR
One of the major activities of the ICCR is its scholarship programme. The ICCR annually offers about 3365 scholarships under 24 scholarship schemes. Of these scholarships, 1000 are exclusively for the students of Afghanistan and 900 for students from African countries. There are students in India under these schemes from about 135 countries. Most of the scholarship holders come from developing countries in Asia, Africa, South and Central America. However, there are quite a few students from the developed countries as well. Around 4750 foreign students are currently studying in India under the various scholarship schemes. The students are in under graduate, post graduate and doctoral programmes as well as in professional courses such as engineering, pharmacy, accountancy, business administration and management. Scholarships are also given for learning Indian dance, music, painting, sculpture, etc.

Click on the links below for important information pertaining to scholarships for the Academic Year 2014-15:

1. Application Form for Scholarships including Check List and Mission's Certificate
2. Physical Fitness Verification -- Proforma for Health Check-Up
3. General Instructions to Applicants
4. Financial Terms and Conditions
5. Guidelines to Indian Missions for Processing Applications
6. Website of the University Grants Commission of India for the List of Recognised Universities and Colleges.






DETAILS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES
NO. NAME OF THE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FUNDED BY SLOTS FOR
2013-14
COURSES
1 General Cultural Scholarship Scheme ICCR 506 UG, PG, M Phil, Ph.D. Post Doctoral Courses
2 Scholarships under bilateral Cultural Exchange Programmes (CEP Scholarship/EEP/MOU)only where valid CEPs is in force ICCR 139 UG, PG, M Phil, Ph.D. Courses
3 Scholarships for students from Commonwealth Countries (ICCR’s Commonwealth Scholarship Plan) ICCR 26 UG, PG, M Phil, Ph.D. Courses
4 Special Scholarship Scheme for Mauritian Nationals (TC Division) ICCR 03 Post Graduate Medical Courses at BHU, Varanasi
5 Scholarship Scheme for Training in Indian Music and Dance (ICCR Scholarship Scheme) ICCR 100
(At any given time)
Dance, Music, Yoga/Art Courses
6 Global Studies Programme ICCR 04 Post Graduate Courses
7 Scholarship Scheme for Bangladeshi Nationals – Bangladesh Scholarship Scheme ICCR 100 UG, PG, Ph.D./Post Doctoral Courses
8 Scholarship Scheme for Sri Lankan Nationals – Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme ICCR 60 UG, PG Courses
9 Scholarship for students from SAARC Countries – SAARC Scholarship Scheme MEA 14 UG, PG, PH.D. Courses
10 Scholarships for students from African Countries – Africa Scholarship Scheme MEA 900 UG, PG, M Phil, Ph.D.  Courses
11 Scholarship for students from IOR - ARC Countries (IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme) not valid 2014 onwards MEA 34 Post Graduate/Ph.D. Courses
12 Scholarships for students from Mekong Ganga Co-operation (MGC) Countries – (Mekong Ganga Co-operation Scholarship Scheme) MEA 50 UG, PG, M Phil, Ph.D.  Courses
13 Scholarships for Afghan Nationals – Afghan Scholarship Scheme MEA 1000 UG, PG Courses
14 Scholarship for Nepalese Nationals (also known as SilverJubilee Scholarship Scheme) MEA 64 PG, M Phil, Ph.D. Courses
15 Scholarships for Mongolian Nationals – Aid to Mongolia Scholarship Scheme MEA 20 UG, PG, Ph.D. Courses
16 Scholarships for Bhutanese Nationals – Aid to Bhutan Scholarship Scheme MEA 20 Under Graduate
(Only Engg. Courses)
17 Scholarships for Maldivian Nationals – Aid to Maldives Scholarship Scheme MEA 20 Under Graduate Courses
18 Scholarships to Bangladeshi Nationals – India Scholarship (Bangladesh) Scheme MEA 100 UG, PG, Ph.D
(General Courses excluding Engineering)
  Scholarships for Sri Lankan Nationals:      
19 Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme MEA 60 Only UG Courses
20 Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme MEA 50 Master's Degree in Agricultural Science & Engg. Courses
21 Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme MEA 25 For study in the field of IT (BE/B.Tech Courses)
22 Ayush Scholarships to study Indian Traditional Medicine Systems such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy (available for students from all Countries, though priority is given to those from BIMSTEC Countries) MEA 30 Undergraduate/Post Graduate /Ph.D. Courses in Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Yoga
23 Ayush Scholarship Scheme for Non-BIMSTEC countries on behalf of Ayush Department to study in Indian Traditional Medicine Systems such as Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy AYUSH 20 Undergraduate/Post Graduate /Ph.D. Courses in Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Yoga
24 AYUSH Scholarships to study Indian Traditional Medicine Systems such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy (for Malaysian Nationals) AYUSH 20 Undergraduate/Post Graduate /Ph.D. Courses in Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Yoga
  Total   3365